Subj: Re: Re. Herr H.
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 05:40:19
From: Wau Holland <>

Ich erzaehlte ihr anschliessend, dass sich Kommunikation mit dem mittelalterlichen Fackelalphabet auf zwei Tuermen einer Burg erklaeren laesst mit der 5*5 Matrix von A bis Z (J=I): A ist eine Fackel links und eine Fackel rechts, Z ist 5 Fackeln links und 5 Fackeln rechts. Uebungsaufgabe: jeder schreibt seinen Namen im Fackelalphabet auf und tauscht den Zettel mit dem Nachbarn zum entschluesseln.

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